CIP reinforces floating wind capabilities

Copenhagen Offshore Partners recruits a new senior VP from Vineyard Wind for its operations in Scotland, where the appointee will guide the group's ambitions within floating offshore wind.

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A somewhat caricatured way of describing the executive team at Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) is that all its profiles have a history at Ørsted. That, however, does not apply to the newest partner and senior vice president of the closely affiliated Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP), Alan Hannah, who is also appointed as the company's UK CEO.

Rather, Hannah has worked for some of the largest power companies – and offshore wind developers – in Europe. Altogether, the new partner has served for 17.5 years in the industry, first at RWE and later at Iberdrola subsidiary Scottishpower. Prior to that, Hannah was employed at BP,which has also now fully entered offshore wind with its partnership alongside Equinor, although such operations were not yet a part of the business when the supermajor was a pure-play oil company back in the 1990s.

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